nazi-hunter-condemns-cardinal-stepinac-quashed-conviction-07-25-2016
25 Jul 16 Nazi-Hunter Condemns Quashed Stepinac Conviction

A director of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre, said the Croatian court judgment, quashing the conviction of Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac in 1946 for collaboration, was 'shameful and horrible'.

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stepinac-quashed-conviction-part-of-history-revision-processes-experts-claim-07-22-2016
22 Jul 16 Serbia Slams Croatia for Clearing ‘Collaborator’ Stepinac

Serbian officials condemned the decision by a Zagreb court to quash the conviction of WWII Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac for collaborating with Nazi Germany and its Croatian allies.

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22 Jul 16 Croatia Quashes Conviction of WWII Cardinal Stepinac

A Zagreb court has quashed the Communist-era verdict convicting WWII Catholic Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac of collaborating with Nazi Germany, fascist Italy and their Croatian allies.

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croatia-calls-serbia-to-investigate-alleged-assassination-attempt-07-21-2016
21 Jul 16 Croatia Urges Serbia to Probe Attack on Presidency

Croatia’s foreign minister called on the Serbian authorities to investigate the Yugoslav People’s Army’s missile attack on Franjo Tudjman’s presidential residence in Zagreb in 1991.

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threats-multiplied-after-police-spokespersons-post-women-in-black-testified-07-19-2016
20 Jul 16 Serbian Policeman ‘Inspired Threats’ to Peace Women

Threats against peace campaign group Women in Black increased after anti-terrorist police spokesperson Radomir Pocuca denounced them as anti-Serbian, activists told his trial.

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kumanovo-detainees-complain-on-police-torture-07-18-2016
19 Jul 16 Macedonia Shootout Suspects Allege Police Torture

Lawyers for defendants on trial for their alleged involvement in a two-day gun-battle with Macedonian security forces in Kumanovo last May alleged that their clients have been tortured in custody.

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croatian-director-reported-for-jasenovac-camp-film-07-15-2016
15 Jul 16 Croatian Director Reported for Jasenovac Camp Film

A Croatian NGO filed a criminal compaint about director Jakov Sedlar over his film about the WWII concentration camp Jasenovac, claiming it caused “public incitement to violence and hatred”.

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15 Jul 16 Bosnian Serbs to Hold Referendum on Disputed Holiday

The National Assembly in Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska voted to hold a referendum on the entity’s annual holiday after the Constitutional Court ruled it discriminatory and unconstitutional.

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07 Jul 16 Croatia's Conditions for Serbian EU Talks Revealed

Croatia’s conditions in the text of the EU's common position on Serbia’s opening of Chapter 23 have been partly revealed - but are mainly 'symbolic' according to one veteran analyst.

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child-s-death-causes-ethnic-stir-in-macedonia-07-05-2016
05 Jul 16 Child’s Death Sparks Ethnic Row in Macedonia

A brawl in a hospital queue that ended with the death of a child has threatened to stir up new conflict between Albanians and Macedonians in the ethnically-mixed town of Kumanovo.

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01 Jul 16 Census Results Highlight Impact of Bosnian War

The newly-announced results of Bosnia's 2013 census highlight a dramatic overall fall in the population, as well as drastic changes in the ethnic composition of major cities.

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01 Jul 16 Bosnian War Crimes Convict Abdic Eyes Mayoralty

Convicted war criminal Fikret Abdic, the former head of a separatist statelet, will run for mayor of the Velika Kladusa municipality in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina in local elections in October.

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kosovo-sensitive-trials-to-resume-after-eulex-gains-mandate-06-30-2016
30 Jun 16 Trials Resume as EULEX Restarts Work in Kosovo

The EU's rule-of-law mission in Kosovo, EULEX, has become officially operative again after the law extending its mandate was published in Kosovo's official gazette - allowing high-profile trials to resume.

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serbia-will-not-open-chapter-23-in-june-06-27-2016
27 Jun 16 Croatia, Britain, Stop Serbia Opening Chapter

Serbia will not be able to open Chapter 23 in its EU membership talks, as it had hoped to do, following objections from Croatia and Britain.

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kosovo-prosecution-probes-suspicious-kla-veterans-list-06-24-2016
24 Jun 16 Kosovo Probes Dubious KLA Veterans' List

Amid growing public pressure, the Kosovo State Prosecution has initiated a probe into the list of Kosovo Liberation Army veterans, which many see as suspiciously large.

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